DGFT Notifications

Extension of dates under FTP / FTA

DGFT - Referring to our News Update in relation to measures under discussion with Commerce Ministry on account of COVID-19 pandemic, Director General of Foreign Trade has issued various Notifications, Trade Notices and Public Notices to address relief / extension of validity of various schemes and applicability of Foreign Trade Policy beyond 31 ...

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An Insight on ‘Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products’ (RoDTEP) Scheme

DGFT - RoDTEP is a new scheme to replace the existing MEIS scheme for exports of goods from India,  which aims to reimburse the taxes and duties incurred by exporters such as local taxes, coal cess, mandi tax, electricity duties and fuel used for transportation, which are not getting exempted or refunded under any other existing scheme. The reb...

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RoDTEP scheme- New WTO compliant export incentive scheme

DGFT - Cabinet has approved WTO compliant scheme for ‘Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP)‘ to boost exports for enhancing Exports to International Markets. The scheme is explained here below in simplified manner – #Objective of RoDTEP scheme To make Indian exports cost competitive and create a level play...

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DGFT: Why should we aggravate misery of the exporters?

DGFT - At the very outset, what the Notification No. 50/2015-20 dtd. 03.03.2020 does is that it stops the process of exports of the 26 selected bulk drugs (APIs) & formulations thereof, which cannot be offloaded in the domestic market. To any sane mind, this is simply ridiculous. There are two points of utmost significance: 1. The […]...

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Preparation For New Export Remission Scheme: Remission of Duties & Taxes On Export Products (RODTEP)

DGFT - A New Scheme Remission of Duties & Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) is being drafted by The Ministry of Commerce to replace the existing Schemes. The Ministry is deliberating with Trade & Industry and has already issued circulars for Trade to propose to them on the suggested benefits for their Industry.  It is the right time for Trade &...

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Mention specific HS codes at 8 digit level on Bill of Entry

DGFT - Vide Trade Notice No.-37/2019 dated 22.10.2019 members of the Trade and Industry were advised to be careful while filing their bill of entry at the time of import and were advised to mention specific HS codes at 8 digit level, where they exist instead of using the ‘other’ category which is a residual category....

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Validity of Increased Rate of MEIS till 31 Dec​ember​ 2019 only?

DGFT - Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has recently issued a Public Notice ​​(PN) No. 47/2015-2020 dated 07 December 2019 in relation to change in MEIS rate. It has been notified that, except products listed in Annexure to this Public Notice, ​​​​Additional 2% MEIS (as provided in PN No. 44 dated 05 Dec 2017, PN No. [&hellip...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Facilitation to AEO-T1 importers due to COVID-19 pandemic

Public Notice No. 40/2020-JNCH - (02/04/2020) - OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-III) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, DPD CELL, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA-URAN, DIST-RAIGAD, MAHARASTRA, PIN-400707 F. No. S/22-Gen-42812017-18/DPD Cell Date: 02.04.2020 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 40/2020 DIN- 20200478NV00006C8087 SUB:- Scanning of containers selected for sc...

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Registration & self certification of goods under EUGSP- Reg.

Trade Notice No. 61/2019-20-DGFT - (02/04/2020) - Acceptance of scanned copies of pre-registration application and other documents by Local Users for REG under the European Union's Generalised System of Preferences (EUGSP)...

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Extension of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021

Notification No. 57/2015-2020-DGFT - (31/03/2020) - Government Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021 vide Notification No. 57/2015-2020-DGFT Dated: 31st March, 2020. The existing Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 which is valid upto 31.3.2020 is extended upto 31.03.2021. Various other changes are also made extending the date of exemptions by on...

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Govt extends FTP 2015-2020 for one year with other relief measures

Release ID: 1609704 - (31/03/2020) - Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 extended for one year; Other immediate relief measures also announced The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry today announced changes in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) of Government of India. The present Policy which came into force on 1st April, 2015, is for 5 years ...

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Extension of Hand Book of Procedures 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021

Public Notice No. 67/2015-2020-DGFT - (31/03/2020) - Validity of the existing Hand Book of Procedures, 2015-20 is extended upto 31st March, 2021. Various other amendments are also made providing extension in the export obligation period in case of Advance and EPCG Authorisations, extension in validity period of status certificates, extension in the da...

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Facilitation to AEO-T1 importers due to COVID-19 pandemic

Public Notice No. 40/2020-JNCH (02/04/2020)

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (NS-III) JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE, DPD CELL, NHAVA SHEVA, TALUKA-URAN, DIST-RAIGAD, MAHARASTRA, PIN-400707 F. No. S/22-Gen-42812017-18/DPD Cell Date: 02.04.2020 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 40/2020 DIN- 20200478NV00006C8087 SUB:- Scanning of containers selected for scanning – facilitation provided to ...

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Registration & self certification of goods under EUGSP- Reg.

Trade Notice No. 61/2019-20-DGFT (02/04/2020)

Acceptance of scanned copies of pre-registration application and other documents by Local Users for REG under the European Union's Generalised System of Preferences (EUGSP)...

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Extension of dates under FTP / FTA

Referring to our News Update in relation to measures under discussion with Commerce Ministry on account of COVID-19 pandemic, Director General of Foreign Trade has issued various Notifications, Trade Notices and Public Notices to address relief / extension of validity of various schemes and applicability of Foreign Trade Policy beyond 31 ...

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Extension of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021

Notification No. 57/2015-2020-DGFT (31/03/2020)

Government Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021 vide Notification No. 57/2015-2020-DGFT Dated: 31st March, 2020. The existing Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 which is valid upto 31.3.2020 is extended upto 31.03.2021. Various other changes are also made extending the date of exemptions by one year and extending validity of DFIA an...

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Govt extends FTP 2015-2020 for one year with other relief measures

Release ID: 1609704 (31/03/2020)

Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 extended for one year; Other immediate relief measures also announced The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry today announced changes in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) of Government of India. The present Policy which came into force on 1st April, 2015, is for 5 years and has validity upto 31st March, 2020. ...

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Extension of Hand Book of Procedures 2015-2020 till 31.03.2021

Public Notice No. 67/2015-2020-DGFT (31/03/2020)

Validity of the existing Hand Book of Procedures, 2015-20 is extended upto 31st March, 2021. Various other amendments are also made providing extension in the export obligation period in case of Advance and EPCG Authorisations, extension in validity period of status certificates, extension in the dates of filing various applications and r...

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DGFT extends validity of RCMC till 30th September 2020

Trade Notice No. 60/2019-2020 (31/03/2020)

Regional Authorities (RAs) of DGFT will not insist on valid Registration cum Membership Certificate (RCMC) (in cases where the same has expired on or before 31 March, 2020) from the applicants for any incentive/authorizations till 30 September, 2020. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate ...

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Import policy of Iron & Steel relaxed

Notification No. 58/2015-2020 (31/03/2020)

Notification No. 58/2015-2020- Amendment in import policy of Iron & Steel and incorporation of policy condition in Chapter 72, 73 and 86 of ITC (HS), 2017, Schedule – I (Import Policy)- One-time relaxation is provided through extension of validity to 135 days of the automatic registration number generated under SIMS till 31.03.2020....

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An Insight on ‘Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products’ (RoDTEP) Scheme

RoDTEP is a new scheme to replace the existing MEIS scheme for exports of goods from India,  which aims to reimburse the taxes and duties incurred by exporters such as local taxes, coal cess, mandi tax, electricity duties and fuel used for transportation, which are not getting exempted or refunded under any other existing scheme. The reb...

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Export of Red Sanders wood by AP Govt & DRI- Extension of time till 31.12.2020

Notification No. 56/2015-2020 (30/03/2020)

Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have been allowed time upto 31.12.2020 to complete the process of export of respective allocated quantities of Red Sanders wood vide Notification No. 56/2015-2020 dated- 30th March, 2020. Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Comm...

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